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good morning i'm ken
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in no lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic jeff smith in for bill. >> reporter: a little bit of almost fall feel out there our coolest temperature since july 3rd. 64 degrees in central park right now. check out the temperatures in surrounding areas. 60 at teetterboro. toms river down to 51. on the island. sprawling area of high pressure means it is about as nice as it can get around here this time of the year. temperatures up to around 80 this afternoon. a lot of sunshine, low humidity. unlike yesterday not much of a breeze, calm winds. really great weather out there. thanks jeff and congratulations on the birth of
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train. mechanical problems taken care of. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro north running on or close. george lincoln and the holland overnight construction but traffic still very light across- the-board at the hudson river crossings. over on the crossbronx eastbound into webster avenue, construction but traffic still moving okay there. building up on the grand central parkway west. alternate side parking rules are in effect. back to you. double shooting. we have learned a pregnant woman was injured in the process. eyewitness news reporter diana rocco has the latest for us. devry is that? >> reporter: ken good morning. a pregnant woman is recovering in the hospital. it started when shots were fired around 12:30 this morning
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homes on the avenue. it happened at 196 see more avenue a man was shot in the kitchen and a woman was shot in the bedroom, the woman nine months pregnant. she was shot in the left foot and taken to university hospital in newark. back out here live the ross tore is on the scene investigating all of in this morning. but we know one person was dead and one person was shot in the foot. 4:33. new this morning police are searching for the young man and woman suspected of pulling off a brazen burglary at the indonesian consulate. teeny yates is live with details on what was stolen. good morning. >> reporter: good morning michelle. that is the indonesian consulate you see behind me.
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magnificent facade, decked out this intimidating-looking security cameras but that did not stop the couple from breaking in, trying to find an unlocked door, which they did. check out the video. the man leading the way, he is wearing no shirt. his female companion close behind him. this happened at about 1:00 yesterday morning. the couple found an unlocked side door, invited themselves a samsung tablet, a suitcase of clothes and keys to a 2004 tan colored honda odyssey which they drove off in when they were done. that odyssey does have consulate plates. the suspect with between the ages of 18 and 25 years old. he was wearing dark gray sweatpants with no shirt. she was in a black and white striped tank top with dark pants. those are very, very clear pictures you see from those
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know who this couple is, the nypd would appreciate a call from you. now we are live here on the upper east side eyewitness news. 45:00. several young children including a baby are safe this morning, all thanks in part to a brave and quick thinking 12- year-old girl. officer brian gay was first on the scene when fire ripped through a home in sayerville. but he might not have made it been for little jay lynn holloway. she jumped out the window to call for help. >> i called the cops right away. if i didn't call the cops right away, we'd probably all be dead. >> all these people risked all of their lives and their families to come save my kid and my house. >> officer gay got there just in time to catch one child and broke the fall of another. even though fire destroyed their home, the family are
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long island expressway has claimed the life of a sixth victim. 71-year-old helen addle son died yesterday. police are investigating whether or not 26-year-old carmelo pinellas was speeding when his car went airborne over a thin wire median. his car struck two cars heading in the opposite direction. he died along with his sister 10-year-old son. also killed was 29-year-old scott martel and a former aide to governor cuomo. >> he was a very special person. big smile and big heart. >> this was a really, really beautiful young man. he just loved public service. >> at least three people are
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4:36. here's a story first seen on channel 7, a family in newark demanding an apology after they say an innocent 10-year-old boy was chased down by police with their guns pointed at him. >> legend preston's mother recorded the incident. he was playing basketball when police chased him down an alley because they thought he was an armed robbery suspect. >> they was holding shotguns at me like this. >> they did have the him as they assumed quote he fits the description. >> police officers or police say that officers did have their guns out but never pointed them at the 10-year- old. internal affairs now investigating the incident. health officials have announced there are 37 zika cases in florida. they say the cases are not related to travel and were probably considered through local mosquitoes.
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two neighborhoods in miami are now zika hot zones, including south beach. experts say it is a matter of time before the virus spreads beyond florida. 4:38. you are never4:38. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. it is a crisp and cool morning out there as we look over midtown. temperatures in the lower 60s and even 50s and upper 40s well north and as you are stepping out the door. could be patchy fog in some of the outer suburbs. it gets around 80 today. winds coming in from the north and northeast at the shore 5 to 10 some issues mid 70 at the beaches to around 787 down the jersey shore. the rip current risk is low out
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at all peaking out at only 20 ecommerce -- 20% on friday. big time heat and humidity returning by late in the week. over to debby with a look at the commute. >> reporter: thank you jeff. we are going to go outside. show you a look at the l.i.e. eastbound. moving along okay out past the area. you are going to see overnight construction. we on that. on the grand central parkway westbound at the bqe, ongoing road work here as well right on that ramp. once you get to the rfk bridge moving along smoothly there, over on the crossbronx eastbound at webster, overnight construction should be out of there by about 6:00 this morning but you may see delays. over on 17 northbound right at midland avenue, ongoing construction you can see
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north at midland avenue. garden state parkway a night alternative for you there. 1 and 2 changes with ongoing track work on island railroad, jersey transit and metro north all running on or close to schedule and again hudson river crossings overnight construction but traffic light across-the-board. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. 4:40. still ahead on eyewitness news growing outrage this morning after the deadly police shooting of an unarmed deaf witnesses say the man was doing before the officer opened fire. a veteran is pleading for the return of his service dog after someone stole the animal. plus you think they were running for their lives but not
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harris was killed after being pulled over by a trooper in charlotte north carolina. he tried to pull him over for six miles. neighbors believe he was trying opened fire. >> he stopped over here and a few seconds later. >> that guy was deaf. he didn't even hear the siren. didn't hear anything. >> reporter: question is what about the lights. of course this incident is still under investigation. a grand jury indicted a college janitor for a first degree shooting of an imam and
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head as they were walking home from a mosque in ozone park on august 13th. prosecutors have not given any possible motive and oscar morel does not face hate crime charges. the hunt for pokemon. this stampede reportedly was started when a rare creature has become spot for pokemon players as players blocked the road there to catch them all. >> enough. enough with the pokemon. 4:44. firefighters were in a race to contain a fast moving wildfire that has already burn 3500 acres in washington state. crews say their number one priority is protecting homes and businesses. the yale road fire has destroyed 10 homes. barricades were put up on those
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area clear. 3500 acres. oh. meteorologist jeff smith is joining us now with the exclusive accu-weather forecast. well done man. doesn't even feel like today. >> it is incredible. i don't know what to do with myself. i hope some of you have the day off today. it is about as nice as it gets. some of the best weather of the entire summer shaping up over toward midtown right now. another live look toward lower manhattan. temperature 64 again. reading since july 3rd. dew points measure the amount of moisture in the atmosphere and they are in the invigorating category. don't forget, we were in the oppressive category and outrageously high dew points for the past three to four weeks. 82 is your normal high this time of year. 92 the record back in 1916, the sun coming up at 6:14 this morning. so again today about as nice as
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the week. by friday we are around 90 degrees. it is hot and humid with the cold front moving in, there can be a shower or thunderstorm, especially north and west of the city. then a fantastic final weekend of august we clear out just in time for saturday and sunday. look at temperatures right now in the city, we are, by far, the warmest location other than montauk at 65. a lot of places outside the city well down in the lower 50s. monticello. huge area of high pressure in control over the eastern third of the country right now with this front way out here approaching the dakotas. in the tropics newly developed tropical storm gaston. winds at 50. this should strengthen into a hurricane, unlike fiona, which weakened into a depression. this will strengthen into a hurricane and have winds about
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and the weekend. early indications are this would eventually receive out to sea. white plains 76 or so at monticello. upper 70s along the shore. a sea breeze developing. lows tonight back down into the upper 60s in the city and back down mid-50s in many of the suburbs. late in the week warm and more humid air gets pumped up the east coast. and nice. the high up to about 80. icaler in most of the outlying areas down to 67 some spots in the mid-50s. sunny to partly cloudy warmer tomorrow the high up to 85 but very low levels of human as we head into your wednesday. on thursday it does become a little bit stickier, the high up to 86. we are downright hot and humid on friday. north and west of the city guess what we clear out just in
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84 on sunday. maybe a couple of storms returning by monday. today is delicious. >> well done. >> great weather out there. >> you know, you look extremely well rested for a new dad. does the baby sleep? >> the first week or two he slept great during the day. at night, forget about it. but now he is about as nocturnal as a bat. >> reporter: hello, so are we. >> he would be perfect on th reporter: i'm just laughing. well rested? this is when the baby's up, he's going to work. >> unreal. >> baby's in training to be a weather man pretty soon. >> reporter: good morning everybody. let's see what is happening here as we go outside. a look at the l.i.e. eastbound moving okay. ongoing construction though on the eastbound side of the
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as we head to the maps again it is the l.i.e. eastbound if you are going to be taking it over to new cain nan, it is a paving project still going on we'll keep an eye on that. >> alternate side parking rules are in effect. back to you. 4:49. a veteran in the bronx is putting everything he has into finding his dog wh but also kept him alive and safe. surveillance video showing a man walking away with his shitzhu who was tied-up outside of a grocery store. he is the vietnam vet's service dog. he is putting his rent money toward a reward to find him and bring him home. >> i don't know where he is or
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him. i hope he has a conscience and drops him off somewhere. >> chew low has a make crow chip so if somebody finds the pup and brings him to an animal shelter then direcci?n estecan two. dylann roof grew more entrenched in white supremacy leading up to the night he opened fire inside of emanuel a.m.e. the information was released as part of a listing of expert witnesses th prosecutors intend to call in his trial later this year. a summer celebration on the st. clair river turned into an international rescue. 1500 americans were participating in the port huron float down when heavy winds blew them to canada. several canadian policing agencies worked to pull the floaters safely from the water.
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michigan on transit buses. 4:50 right now. former super model tyra banks has a new gig. banks is going to be teaching a course called project you next may. it talks about honing a personal brand. banks is making moves toward the business side of fashion. a new public dc is making history as it prepares students for the future. ron brown high school is the first all boy public high school in the nation's capital. it is modeled off a similar school that has had a lot of success in chicago. >> they are able to focus on the instructional aspect of the school versus the social aspect of the school. >> it is an environment where i see people who look like me,
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as me. that is empowering. >> only ninth graders will attend school this year with more students added every year. >> cool deal. >> we'll see how that works out. very good. 4:52. next this morning, more than a million dollars worth of something fishy stolen in new jersey. you don't want to miss this story. we are learning more about what happened in the final moments after an alligator old boy in florida. coming up the father's last and desperate fight to save his son. two women claim they were sexually assaulted at a
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aretha franklin canceled several scheduled concerts for the next month or two, including a two-night gig at radio city music hall. the 74-year-old singer says she should be fine and back on the road. >> she is amazing. 4:55. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. the temperature well a couple more degrees. it is the coolest reading we
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entire summer. 62 coolest since june 18th to be exact. low humidity out there getting up to 80 degrees. calm winds, lot of sunshine. 73 by 11:00 a.m. pollen right now is on the high side. air quality index is a 7. we are going outside. i'll show you a look at the l.i.e. eastbound. it is ongoing construction. westbound l.i.e. moving through the site. watch for the road work. merit parkway southbound by exit 36 a paving project on the grand central parkway west at the bqe. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today back to you ken michelle. we are learning more about that father's desperate attempt to save his son when an alligator attacked at
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jaws over the head of lane graves. the dad tried to pry the jaws open reaching into the gator's mouth to try to free his son. graves died from a crushing bite and drowning. disney is the parent company of wabc. new this morning, three men in brooklyn are charged with a slimy crime. police caught the trio with hundreds of stolen boxes of frozen eels. tweets sent out by show the slippery cargo, which investigators say was stolen from a new jersey shipping terminal. they are accused of using fake paperwork to steal more than $1 million of fish. police recovered nearly half of the stolen boxes. closing in on 5:00. a man is dead a pregnant woman injured after a double shooting inside a home in newark.
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. here's a way to put a damper on a big celebration on long island. new video of the crash that stunned party goers. if you were elected president, allow great would it be if your first act was to deport donald trump to mexico? >> hillary clinton sits down with jimmy kimmel and answered
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>> and i'm michelle charles in for lori stokes. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. >> reporter: i have to be honest with you guys. a little bit of a chill in the air this morning. 62 in central park. that is our coolest reading since june 18th. temperatures even cooler in the suburbs, down to 55 at white plains. 62 at newark, all the way into the upper 40s, you are reading right at monticello. 50 toward toms river, new jersey. big sprawling area of high pressure in control meaning wall to wall sunshine during the day today meaning low humidity. temperatures topping off around 4:00 this afternoon. unlike yesterday, we are not going to have a breeze out there. a west wind coming in at 2 miles per hour. debby is in for heather. >> thanks jeff. we'll go out and i want to show
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central parkway getting into the bqe. you are going to see delays here, web grand central by the bqe heading into the rfk bridge. now once you get to the rfk, still moving along smoothly. let's see what is happening at the lincoln tunnel outbound. reports of a disabled truck at the lincoln tunnel into new jersey. traffic is moving okay at this point. overnight construction still lingering. should be picked up shortly. again over on the southbound merit parkway that is the paving project. out by the bqe construction. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today back over to you michelle, ken. debby thank you. 5:02. breaking news in new jersey. terrifying moments inside a
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shoots two people, killing one of them. >> the surviving victim is a woman who is nine months pregnant. diana rocco is live at the scene. good morning. >> reporter: michelle and ken good morning, police are still looking for a gunman this morning. it is not clear what led up to all of this. neighbors believe it to be drug- related. again, one man is dead this morning, a pregnant woman recovering in the hospital. 196 seem more avenue around 1:30 this morning. police have not said if there is a description on this gunman or what was surrounding that dispute. we are told a man was shot multiple times in the kitchen of this house a woman shot in the foot in the bedroom. that woman, approximately nine months pregnant was shot in the left foot. she was taken to university hospital in newark. prosecutors were out here
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better part of the last couple of hours. police have just left the scene, but they are still looking for a gunman this morning. i'm diana rocco channel 7 eyewitness news. diana thank you. 5:04. an x-ray technician at a brooklyn hospital accused of sexually assaulting two women while giving them x-rays. both assaults reportedly happening at kings hospital where 65-year-old larry jones worked as a certified x-ray technician. jones assaulted two separate incidents after they were left alone with him while getting x-rays of their legs. jones has worked at kings county hospital for 13 years. >> he probably did it for a long time. over and over again. >> there could be other victims right? >> might be. >> he should be investigated to the fullest. >> jones has a lengthty arrest record. the hospital released a statement saying it is committed to the safety of its patients.
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long island says the party turned chaotic when a suspected drunk driver started ramming into several vehicles. you can see the cars being tow in center port. danielle dario was there with a group of friends when all of a sudden they heard screeching sounds. >> obviously drunk. we walked out, there was a whole bunch of pieces of cars. car was basically totaled on the outside. hit every single car on the lot. >> danielle didn't know the driver. she said about 10 high-end cars were seriously damaged, including her own. 5:05. the trump campaign prepares to head to texas today. donald trump will hold a rally tonight in austin. his new campaign manager says trump's immigration policy is still to be determined after he postponed an immigration policy
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fair but firm policy toward illegal immigration and is appearing to stick with his promise to build a wall along the border. >> we are going to build a wall folks, we are going to build a wall. don't worry, we are going to build a wall. that wall will go up so fast your head will spin. >> trump says he is not flip flopping on immigration. visit to jimmy kimmel live where she addressed trump's accusation that she founded isis. >> there is enough evidence now that when trump talks the way he talks, it actually helps the terrorists. >> clinton said she thinks the most serious of trump's accusations aren't just crazy, they can be harmful, in her words. that is when kimmel asked about her health and she had a sure fire way of proving her health
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>> you take my pulse while i'm talking to you. make sure i'm alive. >> nothing there. >> there is nothing there. >> kimmel also had clinton open a jar of pickles which she was able to do without any help. >> pickle jar opening is a way to check on someone's health. >> kimmel is a brilliant man. you're never more weather and traffic. i had trouble yesterday opening up a jar of pickles. >> oh no. >> i had to put it under, excuse me, my wife had to put it under hot water and she ended up opening it. >> after nine months of pregnancy. >> go jen. we are taking a look outside right now. clear skies. dare i say? it is a little bit chilly out
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afternoon. that means it is going to be an excellent beach day out there. if you are headed to the jersey shore or long island you have waves about 1 to 3 feet, winds coming in from the north and eventually northeast a sea breeze, 5 to 10 punishment water temperatures ranging from 70 on the east end of long island to the mid-70s of the new york city beaches to the upper 70s down the jersey shore and the rip current risk is on the low side. risk of rainfall on the low side as well. that in your full accu-weather 7-day forecast. right now we send it over to debby. thank you jeff. we are going to look outside. a look at eighth avenue in the 40s here in town. eighth avenue moving fine through the 40s no problems to report. once you head over to the lincoln tunnel getting out of town, you are going to see some delays as we go to the maps. the lincoln tunnel outbound a disabled garbage truck.
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problems there. no problems at the gw bridge or at the holland tunnel. the belt parkway eastbound right by kenned did i airport, westbound still moving smoothly. here's a look at the grand central parkway westbound as you head toward laguardia and going over to the rfk bridge alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back over to you. 50:00. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, new video the police want you to as they search for the vicious robber who attacked an elderly woman in the bronx. back to work for president obama. the important trip he will take today to tour the fios is not cable. we're wired differently,
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a man accused of attacking an 81-year-old woman in the bronx. the video shows the suspect following the woman into her building in belmont. he kicked her in the back and stole her necklace before running off. if you recognize this man, please call police. we are seeing the fallout from ryan lochte's tale in rio. four sponsors have dumped the medalist, speedo, ralph lauren, dropped lochte within three hours of each other. japanese mattress maker air weave followed, essentially wiping out his income away from the pool. he and three others claimed they were robbed. he has since apologized for, in his words, embellishing what
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station. president obama will visit flood ravaged louisiana today. the visit comes after republicans criticized him for not ending his vacation on martha's vineyard early to make the trip. the governor of louisiana had asked the president to stay away so they wouldn't use up vital resources in the recovery effort. 13 people died and 60,000 homes were damaged by last week's catastrophic flooding. awful to see all that damage. in for bill evans. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning guys. a beautiful day, shaping up for today. almost just absolutely perfect out there. temperature 62, the dew point in the low 50s. measures the amount of moisture in the atmosphere. we consider it to be in the pleasant or invigorating category. it was in the oppressive category for so long. 82 your normal high this time
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level today. 92 the record back in 1916. sun coming up at 6:14 this morning. talking 80-degree sunshine, low humidity, light wind today. that equals absolutely perfect here in the tristate. humidity on hold until late in the week. with that there could be a shower or thunderstorm by the time friday rolls around and really a fantastic final weekend of august as we clear things out just in time for saturday and sunday. temperatures right now cool in the suburbs down to 50 in 48 at monticello, upper 50s at islip. 56 in belmar. gaston winds of 50 miles per hour. 90 miles per hour winds expected in this storm it will strengthen to a minimal hurricane, probably ends up recurving out to sea by late in
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next week. highs 80 at the park. upper 70s at the shore. lows tonight back down in the upper 60s except many in the suburbs again into the 50s. warmer and more humid by later on in the week. here's your accu-weather forecast. highs up to around 80, plenty of sunshine, nice out there, overnight clear. cooler in most of the outlying areas in the 50s. 67 in midtown. warmer tomorrow, 85 but not humid at all. humidity does tick up 86. 90 on friday. a hot, humid day out there. there could be a shower or thunderstorm, especially north and west of the city and then we clear things out for saturday into sunday, maybe the thunder threat returning by monday. friday about a 20% chance of getting a shower or storm, so it doesn't look that bad, so nearly perfect. >> a gorgeous stretch. >> well done. i love a nice little cold
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cold snap. >> 62 as you said. >> chilly. >> if you were in south florida right now they would be wearing a heavy coat. >> they would be leading with weather. >> they would have the mittens on right. good morning everybody. let's show you this problem right now on the belt parkway. this is eastbound toward kennedy airport. you can see the flashing lights and the emergency vehicles going to the scene so we'll keep an eye on that eastbound airport. watch for rubbernecking delays westbound as well. also seeing delays here on the eastbound toward 38th street. that is a stalled car in the way there. and outbound side of the lincoln tunnel a disabled garbage truck the center tube is closed still okay inbound. george washington bridge and holland moving smoothly. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. 5:16.
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today the members of nypd gathered to say a final goodbye to a brother from blue.
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former first deputy john timothy. he died last week after battling lung cancer. he was 68. new this morning the key to fighting those pesky lines and wrinkles, other than than do doing this. latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. a difference in cell composition and blood in hispanics. they don't understand why. it the hispanic paradox because hispanics live longer than caucasians despite higher rates of diseases. yankees lost game one of a three game series to the mariners. the pinstripes were visit not guilty seattle. castro drives deep over the wall. yankees up by one. mariners hit a three run blast
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win it 7-5. they are going to play again tonight. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. a very refreshing morning out there, almost too refreshing in some of the bushes where you are down in the 50s and even upper 40s. 62 in midtown manhattan. next seven hours looking like this, up to 67 by 9:00 a.m., 75 by noon. are heading outside, air quality is going to be good. the uv index is a 7. definitely need sun block with all the sunshine out there. pollen is lie, ragweed really being the main culprit. your accu-weather 7-day forecast, debby? thank you jeff. we are going to show you a problem here on the belt parkway eastbound toward kennedy airport. it is an accident. you can see cars off on the
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accident still working. westbound some rubbernecking through the stretch as we. watch for volume as weather on the eastbound side, up 38th street, a disabled car blocking one lane and still seeing delays outbound lincoln tunnel disabled garbage truck. inbound still okay at the lincoln, no problems at the george or the holland. subways running on or close to schedule. long island railroad, jersey transit and metro nor th on or close and let's go out to our web cam. the l.i.e. eastbound. overnight construction wrapping up westbound l.i.e. slowing downright through. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back to you michelle, ken? debby thank you. 52:26:78 still ahead on eyewitness news this morning. the frightening encounter between police and a little boy. why they approached him with gansz drawn. also ahead the young girl who became a hero when her family was in trouble with a
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the dow starts down 23 points. futures point to a higher open. sony is getting ready to release two new playstation models. >> reporter: the company is launching a slimmed down version of the p.s. 4, and also coming out with a high-end system known right now as project neo. so many american homes, book lovers are going low tech again and sales of physical books are up 6% this year after being down drastically last year. sales of ebooks are down for the first time since they existed. barbra streisand was so annoyed with siri she did what any diva would do and went straight to the top.
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46 degrees, upper 50s and 60s on long island. low humid, firmly in control. a lot of sunshine. unlike yesterday we are not going to have much of a breeze out there today. it is going to be if anything, even nicer than it was on monday. 11:00 a.m. temperature of 75. temperatures in the low 80s. we are talking 80 by 3:00. 80 through 5:00 this afternoon into early this evening. temperatures falling back in the lower 70s. wall to wall sunshine during the day today, low humidity and
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it over to debby right now, she is going to look at traffic. >> we approve jeff that is for sure. good morning jeff. good morning everybody. i want to show you a look at the grand central parkway westbound toward the bqe. stop and go traffic through the construction zone. as we highlight the maps again ongoing construction. slowing down by kennedy airport. looks like you have the right lane blocked here. delays westbound as rubbernecking so again, watch for that delay in both directions by kennedy airport with the accident. the eastbound is still stop and go traffic up by 38th street. that is a stalled car in the way. lincoln tunnel into new jersey a disabled garbage truck. the center tube is blocked. no problems at the george or the holland and the northbound
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parking rules are in effect for today. back to you. 5:32. we are following a developing story in newark where police are investigating a deadly double shooting that left a pregnant woman injured. shots rang out, a man was killed a woman who was nine months pregnant was shot in the foot. she was rushed to university hospital. we have a crew headed there now. a total of six people have died as a result of a horrific island expressway. 71-year-old helen addelson died yesterday. police are investigating whether 26-year-old carmelo pinellas was speeding. his car struck two cars heading in the other direction. he died along with his sister and 10-year-old son. also killed was 29-year-old
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>> he was a very special person. big smile and big heart. >> this was a beautiful, beautiful young man. he just loved public service. >> three people remain in the hospital, including a 3-year- old girl. 5:33 right now. this morning a daring burglary inside of the indonesian consulate. two thieves are on the run this morning, police have a big clue in their search. tony is live on the upper good morning. >> reporter: good morning again michelle, yes they do. this is the indonesian consulate building you see here behind me. an impressive building with intimidating looking security cameras out front. but that did not stop this couple from breaking inside, trying to find an unlocked door. they were successful doing that. check out this surveillance video of them, inside that building. it was recorded in the indictment niece consulate headquarters east 68th street.
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was wearing in shirt. -- no shirt. the nypd tells us the break in happened at about 1:00 yesterday morning. the couple found an unlocked side door. they invited themselves inside and then helped themselves to a case of vodka, a samsung tablet, a suitcase of clothes and here's a big clue. it was keys to a 2004 tan- colored honda odyssey which they drove off this has consulate plates on them. very specific plates police are looking for. the suspects, according to police, are both between the ages of 18 to 25 years old. he was wearing dark gray sweatpants, no shirt. she was wearing a black and white striped tank top with dark pants. as you can see, those pictures are pretty clear. if you think you know who this couple is the nypd would like to hear from you.
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side. 5:34. several young children, including a baby are safe thanks in part to a brave and quick thinking 12-year-old girl. officer brian gay was first on the scene when a fire ripped through a home yesterday in sayerville. but he might not have need in time had it not been for jalen holloway. the young girl led everyone to the bathroom then jumped out the window to call for help. >> i called the cops right away. if i didn't we'd probably all be dead. in trouble is the cops. all these people just risked their lives and families to come save my kids and house. >> officer gay got there just in time to catch one child and break the fall of another. the family is extremely grateful and proud of jalen. you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. begin withing meteorologist jeff smith in for bill with the exclusive accu-weather forecast.
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the 50s. 62 here in midtown manhattan. looking south past the empire state building crystal clear skies out there and wall to wall sunshine during the day today. let's check out a planner for you during the next 7 or hours. 64 at 7:00 in the morning. 69 by 9:00 a.m. temperatures rising in the mid 70s by midday, probably topping off around 80 degrees this afternoon, which means hey, it there right? winds no, ma'am from the north to northeast 5 to -- coming in from the north to northeast 5 to 10 miles per hour. mid 70s at the new york city beaches to the upper 70s down the jersey shore. yes 77 at the beaches of monmouth and ocean counties. talking places like belmar and long branch. rip current risk is low. risk of rainfall during the next several days low, peaking
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during the day friday. debby? >> reporter: thanks jeff. ninth avenue by 34th still moving okay. but as you get to the lincoln tunnel, you are going to see delays at the outbound lincoln. again this is ninth avenue at 34th still okay. as we highlight the maps lincoln tunnel outbound, a disabled garbage truck. the center tube is blocked jersey bound so expect delays to build. here's a look at the eastbound parkway near kennedy airport. an accident you have a couple of lanes blocked on the eastbound belt into kennedy. westbound starting to build slightly with rubbernecking as well. watch for slowdowns stop and go toward 38th street with a disabled car, buses and subways on or close. 5:37. stanford university has a new
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undergraduate parties. the change comes after former stanford swimmer brock turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman at a campus party. still ahead on eyewitness news this morning, the latest high-tech craze that led to this wild chase through the busy streets of taiwan. i just want my dog back. >> a heartbroken veteran in the bronx is pleading for the safe the thief was caught your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives. and your debit card wants to stay on a diet.
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a crowd on the go in the hundred for pokemon. the stampede reportedly was started when a rare creature spawned nearby in the popular
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area has become a popular spot for pokemon go players and has even caused problems for drivers as players blocked the road to catch them all. a veteran from the bronx is putting everything he has into finding his dog who was not only his best friend but also kept him safe. surveillance video showed a man walking away with shitzhu, who was tied-up he is zoloft without his companion he is putting his rent money toward a reward. >> i would go homeless for him. i don't know where he is or what this person did. but i hope he has a conscience, and drops him off somewhere. >> he does have a microchip, so if somebody finds him and brings him to an animal shelter they will be able to reunite him with his owner.
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bill evans. almost chilly outside. >> reporter: it is. i mean it is downright chilly in the suburbs temperatures in the 40s and 50s well north and west of the city. in times square temperatures in the low 60s right now. another shot looking off to the east. 62 is our coolest reading of the entire summer so far. dew point down at 52, in the pleasant category. don't forget we had dew points above 70, that was oppressive to stifling for the past weeks. coming up just shy of the normal high. sun will set at 7:42. 80 degrees sunshine, low humidity, light wind. absolutely perfect out there this afternoon. humidity will be on hold until
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there. 90 degrees muggy, could be a shower or thunderstorm around. a small chance of that especially north and west of the city. clearing out for the final weekend of august. temperatures in the middle 80s. so check this out in the suburbs, especially north and west. 50 in morristown all the way down to 46. that is chilly by most people's standards in monticello. 61 at bridgeport. 57 islip. 56 down the shore. high pressure in control of the eastern third of the country and that is why we have clear skies out there and such nice weather right through the middle to latter part of the week. gaston out here in the eastern atlantic winds at 50 miles per hour moving west and northwest at 20. chugging along there. going to intensify into a hurricane during the next several days and be situated out in the middle of the atlantic ocean by sunday at
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would tend to recur back out to sea so it would not be a threat to land for the time being. 80 in the park getting into the upper 70s. tonight another night where you get down into the 50s in many of the suburbs down to 67 or so in the city and then it does become warm and more humid by late in the week, strengthening bermuda high offshore. here's your accu-weather forecast en up to around 80. -- high up around 80. sunny and partly cloudy and a bit warmer tomorrow. high around 7 are 85. 86 thursday a warm blend of sun and clouds. maybe a bit more humid and then it is downright hot and humid on friday. could be a shower or thunderstorm, best shot north and west of the actually getting back up to 90.
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throw. mostly sunny, warm out there, highs in the mid-80s, typical for late august into early september. >> i can't stand it my son wants to do the xs in the boxs for the calendar for school starting i can't do it. i don't have the stomach for it. i don't want to let the summer go. >> it makes me a little ill. is such a beautiful month though. >> that's true. >> but then right behind it is october and snow. >> don't say that word ken. you said it. you said it. good morning everybody. well, we'll show you some dreaded traffic here eastbound side of the belt parkway by kennedy airport an accident, a
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lot of activity out here with that accident working. starting to see westbound volume as well through that stretch. over on the subways, everything on or close to schedule. lincoln tunnel into jersey disabled garbage truck. the center tube remains blocked jersey bound. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect for today. back to you michelle, ken. thank you debby. 5:46. a summer celebration on the st. clair river turned into an international rescue. americans were participating in the annual port huron float down when heavy winds blew them over to canada. it pushed the group in floats, rafts and inner tubes. they were all sent back to michigan on transit buses. 5:46. still ahead on eyewitness news on this tuesday morning. new information about that deadly alligator attack at disneyworld. what police say the little
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desperately, to try to save his son's life. also ahead a little boy in tears after a frightening confrontation with police in newark.
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. the investigation into the deadly alligator attack at disneyworld is almost complete. the gator acted in a predatory manner and 2-year-old lane thomas graves did nothing to provoke the reptile. the report says the gator grabbed the boy when he bent down and the boy's father tried to pry open the gator's mouth that was clamped on his son but the animal broke away.
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unable to make a positive dna match. disney is the parent company of wabc tv. a family in newark is demanding an apology after they say an innocent 10-year-old boy was chased down by police with guns pointed at him. legend preston's mother recorded video of the fifth- grader shaken up and in tears right after the incident two weeks ago. he was shooting hoops when officers chased him down an thought he was an armed robbery suspect. >> they were holding shotguns at me like this. >> they did have the guns pointed directly at him, as teleassumed quote he fits the description. >> police say officers did have their guns out, but never pointed them at the 10-year- old. internal affairs is investigating the incident foot relationship between dwight
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takes another term. the former mets teammates were scheduled to make a joint appearance but gooden was a no show. strawberry says gooden may have relapse and he fears for his life. strawberry says gooden was a complete junkie addict and gooden's son reached out to him asking for help before his father dies. gooden insisted he does not have a drug problem. >> i am an addict. i know i'm not perfect but at th more now because i have kids. i have kids that are older. i have grown kids. >> gooden and strawberry won a world series with the mets before their careers derailed due to drug addiction. 5:51. why today could be a great day to score a great deal on your next vacation. plus new pictures overnight. more than a million dollars of a slimy delicacy stolen in new jersey. where it turned up, next.
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you're never more than 7 minutes away from weather and traffic. here on eyewitness news this morning, temperature ticked up a little bit 63 degrees after getting down to 62 last hour. up in the mid-70s by noon, topping off around 80 degrees during the afternoon. a nearly calm wind out there, a equals downright perfect for the tristate region. air quality is going to be good, uv index is a 7 which is high and pollen is lie, ragweed really being the main culprit. over to debby in for health they are this morning. going to look at the tuesday morning commute. >> -- heather this morning. going to look at the tuesday morning commute. you can see an accident blocking one lane, a lot of police department activity here at the scene.
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for that accident. all the westbound belt at knapp street with construction. heading over to the grand central west at the bqe that construction was finally cleared. the lincoln tunnel into new jersey the center tube remains closed, a disabled bar badge truck is causing the delays. subways on or close to schedule. back over to you michelle, ken. thank you debby. 5:55. new this morning the nypd reeled three me of slipping off with slimily cargo. twitter pictures show some of the hundreds of boxes of frozen eels the suspects are accused of new jersey shipping terminal. the men were arrested trying to sell the eels at a dim sum restaurant in brooklyn. the entire haul was worth more than a million bucks. if you are planning to take a trip, today could be a really good day to start thinking about booking a flight. today is called cheap flight
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fall travel season for airlines. depending where you want to fly to and from you could see a 10 to 20% drop in ticket prices. but you don't have to hurry or worry. if you aren't ready to book a flight prices should stay relatively low until the first two weeks of november. a coalition of mayors from west chester county banding together to fight a u.s. coast guard proposal to build 10 new barge anchorages. that is why we stand together today because there is a harmful threat to that success, to the health and safety of our residents. >> the shipping industry says the anchorages are needed to safely navigate the river. a new facebook app is targeting younger social media users. the life stage app is a new way for teens to post videos,
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friends. users have a profile page where they can post videos for their friends to watch. all users must be under 21. closing in on 6:00. just ahead on eyewitness news this morning, a deadly shooting in newark overnight. one man is dead, a pregnant woman recovering in the hospital. a live report with new reaction from neighbors. it is supposed to be a safe place. now a local hospital is
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among the victims, a woman nearly nine months pregnant. we are just hearing reaction now from neighbors. also new this morning, a restaurant parking lot becomes a demolition derby on long island. and months ago, before the first presidential ago, hillary clinton reveals a bit of her playground strategy to face off with donald trump. good morning everybody. i'm michelle charles in for lori stokes. good morning i'm ken rosato. it is tuesday august 23rd. weather and traffic. >> reporter: it is our coolest morning of the entire summer so far. around 63 right now. down to 62 last hour. you have got a lot of 50s in the suburbs, 58 teterboro, 5 58 white plains. 58 islip. 55 belmar. low humidity, a lot of sunshine, light wind out there with high pressure firmly in

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